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Bond yields soften on account of global trade tensions amid Fed rate cuts

Bond yields soften on account of global trade tensions amid Fed rate cuts

In 2019, global bond issuances are at $2.694tn as against $3.79tn in 2018. The Federal Republic of Germany, Republic of Italy, Canada and the European Investment Bank are the key issuers.

Fed monetary policy framework review a 'positive' development: QNB

Fed monetary policy framework review a 'positive' development: QNB

US Federal Reserve's comprehensive review of its monetary policy framework is a “positive” development, QNB has said in an economic commentary.

Wall Street investors to focus on dovish Fed and lower rates

Wall Street investors to focus on dovish Fed and lower rates

Investors will focus on falling profits, a more dovish Federal Reserve and lower interest rates as major US banks kick off what analysts expect to be the first quarter of contracting corporate earnings since 2016.

Fed's big surprise could spell disaster for dollar bulls

Fed's big surprise could spell disaster for dollar bulls

The Bloomberg dollar index tumbled 0.5% on Wednesday, making it the worst day since January, after Fed policy makers unexpectedly signalled they’d hold their rates benchmark steady all year ...

Fed rate hike seems likely in coming months, says QNB

Fed rate hike seems likely in coming months, says QNB

Over the past month, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) has been sending clear signals that an increase in US interest rates

Fed prospects hurt EM assets in May

Fed prospects hurt EM assets in May

Emerging stocks struggled higher yesterday but were on track to end the month with hefty losses...

Fed reaction to data barrage is focus for Wall Street equities

Fed reaction to data barrage is focus for Wall Street equities

Data on inflation and employment, two of the economic indicators most important to a ‘data-dependent’ US Federal Reserve ...

Fed ‘policy mistake’ trade seen making a comeback in the bond market

Fed ‘policy mistake’ trade seen making a comeback in the bond market

Wall Street is pushing back against the Federal Reserve’s tougher tone on raising interest rates